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Lukaku Saves Solskjaer’s Perfect Record As Chelsea Fire Blanks

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United made it four wins out of four in the Premier League on Wednesday, beating Newcastle to close the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea, who were held at home by Southampton. United have been transformed since their former striker replaced Jose Mourinho, scoring 12 goals in his first three games in temporary charge but were forced to …

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Shane Duffy Scores Fourth Goal Of Season With Tidy Finish

The race for the Irish defender golden boot in the Premier League continues in style. Wolves’ Matt Doherty has scored three goals so far in a breakout season, but compatriot Shane Duffy has moved ahead of that tally at the London Stadium. Brighton earned a crucial win over Everton at the weekend, putting them ten points above the relegation zone. …

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Gary Neville Explains ‘Do One’ Remark To Paul Pogba

The sacking of Jose Mourinho as Manchester United boss brought an end to a fraught era at the club, but the drama didn’t end there. The issues between Mourinho and club record signing Paul Pogba were unclear, but there was certainly tension between the two. The news was greeted by Pogba with an ill-timed social media post in which he …

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Steve Bruce Joins Ninth Club As A Manager

Steve Bruce has been named as the new manager of English Championship club Sheffield Wednesday, succeeding Jos Luhukay, who was sacked last month. The 58-year-old, whose first managerial job was with Wednesday’s city rivals Sheffield United in 1998, will take over on February 1. “Sheffield Wednesday are delighted to confirm the appointment of Steve Bruce as our new manager,” the …

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Jurgen Klopp Brands Man City As The ‘Best Team In The World’

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City are the best team in the world ahead of his Premier League leaders’ top-of-the-table clash at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday. Klopp’s unbeaten side go into the meeting with a seven-point lead over City, who have slipped to third place after a pair of shock defeats, but is keen to play down the …

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Guardiola Hopeful De Bruyne Fit For Crucial Liverpool Clash

Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin de Bruyne could return from injury as Manchester City bid to inflict Liverpool’s first Premier League defeat of the season and put pressure on them in the title race, City manager Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday. The return of De Bruyne would boost City’s hopes of beating Liverpool and reducing their lead at the top to four points. It …

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Chelsea Sign American Star Pulisic From Dortmund

Christian Pulisic

American international Christian Pulisic, regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, has signed for Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of £58 million from Borussia Dortmund. The 20-year-old right winger — who has had more playing time in the Champions League this term than the Bundesliga as coach Lucien Favre generally prefers England international Jadon …

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Exclusive: Celtic Make Approach For Cork Youngster Adam O’Reilly

Celtic are among three clubs that have made an approach for Preston youngster Adam O’Reilly.  Pundit Arena can exclusively reveal that Celtic, Burnley and Birmingham have all made contact with the 17-year-old’s representatives following his senior debut earlier in the week. A source close to the player told Pundit Arena that the Glasgow giants have confirmed their interest in O’Reilly …

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Record-Equalling Kane Keeps Spurs In Title Hunt With Cardiff Romp

Harry Kane got himself into the record books again as Tottenham Hotspur started 2019 in style outclassing Cardiff City to prevail 3-0 on Tuesday. Kane’s third-minute opening goal is the fifth successive New Year’s Day he has scored in the Premier League, equalling a record held by Andy Cole and Steven Gerrard. Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-Min added further goals …

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Arsenal Bounce Back To Rout Feeble Fulham

Arsenal responded to their thrashing by Liverpool in the best possible manner reeling off a routine 4-1 humbling of struggling Fulham in their Premier League clash on Tuesday. Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka had set Arsenal on their way with his fourth goal of the season. Alexandre Lacazette added the second after 55 minutes with their momentum temporarily halted as Aboubakar …

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Solskjaer Explains Sanchez Is Keen To Return To Free-Scoring United

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After scoring 12 goals in three games under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United could add another weapon to their attacking arsenal at Newcastle on Wednesday, with Alexis Sanchez set to return from injury. The Chilean has been sidelined by a hamstring injury for the past month, meaning he missed the final days of Jose Mourinho’s reign in charge …

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Warnock Tells His Players “Not To Breathe” On Spurs Players

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has warned his players “not to breathe” on some of Tottenham’s stars in a New Year’s Day clash between the sides over fears of playacting. England captain Harry Kane was booked for diving in Spurs’ shock 3-1 home loss to Wolves on Saturday, while Dele Alli has been repeatedly accused of going down easily. “I say …

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Samir Nasri Is Back In The Premier League

After an absence of two and a half years, Samir Nasri has returned to the Premier League. The Frenchman has been without a club for most of 2018 due to an 18 month doping ban dating back to mid-2017. But with that ban ending today, Nasri has joined West Ham on a six month deal, with an option to extend …

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Emery Fined £8,000 For Kicking Water Bottle Towards Fans

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery was fined £8,000 for kicking a water bottle into the crowd during his side’s Boxing Day draw at Brighton after admitting to a Football Association charge. “Unai Emery has been fined £8,000 after he admitted an FA improper conduct charge and accepted the standard penalty,” English football’s governing body announced said in a statement. The FA …

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Kompany: Manchester City Are Ready To Fight Liverpool

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany admitted the Premier League champions’ pride has been wounded by a recent shock run of three defeats in four Premier League games to fall seven points behind league leaders Liverpool. But ahead of the visit of Jurgen Klopp’s men to the Etihad on Thursday, Kompany issued a rallying cry to the City squad and fans …

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Guardiola Warns City’s Season Will End With Defeat To Liverpool

Pep Guardiola Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City side a failure to beat Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday will effectively mean their title challenge is “over”. Reigning champions City revived their bid to retain the Premier League trophy with a 3-1 win away to Southampton on Sunday that followed shock defeats by Crystal Palace and Leicester. Victory at St …

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